Looking to break away from your routine and do something exciting? These activities in and around Delhi may be just what you need.
Founded by the Mughal emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (pictured above) is one of the finest specimens of Mughal architecture in India. Drive up to this now-abandoned town in Agra and spend the day amidst architectural marvels such as the Bulund Darwaza, Diwan-E-Khas, Jodhabai’s palace and the tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti.
When: Ongoing from 6am to 7.30pm.
Where: Fatehpur Sikri, Agra.
Old Delhi Food Tour
Walk through the lanes of old Delhi and taste some authentic local delicacies. Head to the Paranthe Wali Gali for piping hot parathas, sample some sweetmeats at Chandni Chowk, try some Delhi chaat and treat your taste buds to delicious treats.
When: Friday, November 29, 2019 to Monday, January 20, 2020 from 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 8pm.
Where: Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk.
Soar into the sky, experience the rush of adrenaline and get a birds-eye view of the city.
When: Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Monday, January 20, 2020 from 6am to 7pm (subject to weather conditions).
Where: Fly India Aero Park, Gurgaon.
Purana Quila Museum
Located inside the Old Fort in Delhi, the Purana Quila Museum displays artifacts from the Maurya period, the Sunga period, the Saka-Kushan period and the Gupta period. Drop by with your kids and lose yourself to history.
When: Ongoing (except Fridays) from 10am to 5pm.
Where: Purana Quila Museum, Old Fort, Mathura Road.
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and head to this boutique resort in Sampla village, about 40 kilometres from Delhi. Stay in a mud cottage that offers breathtaking views, and indulge in a host of indoor and outdoor activities offered.
When: Friday, November 29, 2019 to Monday, January 20, 2020 check-in at 12 noon.
Where: Themis Mudhouse, Sampla village, Bahadurgarh.
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